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Title:
There shall be no needy : pursuing social justice through Jewish law & tradition / Jill Jacobs ; foreword by Elliot N. Dorff ; preface by Simon Greer.
Call Number:
296.38 JAC
Publication Date:
2009.
Edition:
Hardcover ed.
Publisher:
Woodstock, Vt. : Jewish Lights Pub., 2009.
Physical Description:
xix, 257 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
A vision of economic justice -- Essential terms: tikkun olam, tzedek, and prophetic Judaism -- Defining poverty and the poor -- Sufficient for one's needs: the collection and allocation of tzedakah -- Servants to servants or servants to God: workers, employers, and unions -- They shall tremble no more: housing and homelessness -- I will remove illness from within your midst: the provision of health care -- The city and the garden: environmental sustainability for the twenty-first century -- When your brother is flogged: crime, punishment, and rehabilitation.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-246) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1199977
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